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DJ Clock
Birth nameKholile Elvin Gumede
Born (1988-05-16) May 16, 1988 (age 35)
OriginVosloorus, South Africa
Years active2008–present
LabelsAM-PM Productions

Kholile Elvin Gumede, (born 16 May 1988),[1][2] better known as DJ Clock, is a South African DJ and record producer.


2007-2010: The First Tick (2008), The Second Tick (2009)

His first album The First Tick was released on January 6, 2008, in South Africa.

At the South Africa Music Awards (2008),[3] The First Tick was nominated for SAMA Awards, as the Best Urban Dance Album and his single "Umahamba Yedwa" as Record of the Year.

After he established his owned record label ÄM-PM Productions, his album second studio album The Second Tick was released in 2009.

2010-2014: The Third Tick (2010); The 4th Tick: Clockumentary (2014)

His third studio album The Third Tick was released on July, 2010, features Rockboys, DJ Cleo, Bantu Soul, Mpho Maboi.[4]

He signed his label AM-PM production with Universal Music South Africa, and released his fourth studio album The 4th Tick: Clockumentary, which was commercial success certified platinum by the Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA).



Awards and nominations

Awards Year Category Nominated Work Result
10th Metro FM Music Awards[5] 2010 Hit Single of the Year DNB BEAT Nominated
21st South African Music Awards[6] 2015 SAMPRA Award "Pluto (Remember You)" Won
Best Selling Mobile Music Download
Best Selling Ring-Back Tone
Best Selling Full-Track Download
Best Collaboration Beatenberg and DJ Clock Nominated
Best Dance Album The 4th Tick: A Clockumentary – DJ Clock


  1. ^ @UMGSA (16 May 2014). "UMGS wishes DJ Clock a Happy Birthday!" (Tweet). Retrieved 18 April 2020 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "DJ Clock About". djsproduction. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Dj Clock". Archived from the original on 5 May 2021. Retrieved 4 May 2021.
  4. ^ "DJ Clock pleased with house music success".
  5. ^ "Metro FM music awards nominees". TimesLIVE. Retrieved 1 July 2023.
  6. ^ Mkhwanazi, Katlego (20 April 2015). "Beatenberg steals the show at the Samas". Mail & Guardian. Retrieved 24 December 2016.